character Tag

As parents and educators we encourage children to keep going, put in the effort, stay determined - all great words of advice.   We feel happy and proud when children want to try new activities, new skills and new ways of doing things. However,...

Everywhere we look we see reasons why being respectful, compassionate and responsible is so important. Whether it’s in our home, our children’s school, the office, on social media or in our everyday activities, the impact of our behaviour not only affects the lives and wellbeing...

Recently I witnessed an adult reprimanding a child for bad behaviour. The child’s body language was hunched over, closed and defensive - not ideal for getting a message across. As parents and educators we want to teach valuable lessons that develop character and appropriate behaviour and...

Q: I often feel I can't speak my mind because people will make fun of me. I feel like I am two different people. One side of me is my 'school-self' and my other side is my 'home-self'. A: I think that we can all relate to...

Believe in YOU! Most of us have said and heard those words. As simple as ‘Believe in You’ sounds, we know it can be hard to put into action, especially if we hear negative opinions and are faced with challenging circumstances. There were times growing up, when...

Q: Right now I'm really struggling with self esteem. I try to tell myself it doesn't matter what others think or what others say, but I still get self conscious. I want to stand out and speak my mind, but as soon as I make...

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